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Street Game

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Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large wave is breaking against the side of the Milwaukee breakwater lighthouse. There is a ship on the left, in the distance beyond the jetty.

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Description: A young girl on a city sidewalk with a St. Bernard that's wearing a sandwich board reading "Carl Zeidler For Mayor."

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Description: A photographer is setting up for a shot of a man by a river. Across the river are buildings with advertisements and signs. A large log transport is on th...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View of the ruins from a fire in the 3rd Ward. A section of a tall building, perhaps a wall, still stands. In the foreground on the right is a cart near a...

Postcard

Michigan Bridge

Date: 1907 

Description: Michigan Bridge across the Milwaukee River, and downtown area.

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Description: East Water Street from Kirby House. View of buildings and street. Street car in the distance.

Photograph

Miller Gardens

Date: 1935 after

Description: Exterior view of Miller Gardens. A billboard for Miller Gardens and beer is above the first building on the left.

Photograph

UFW Grape Boycott

Date: 1969 

Description: A picketer pushing the wheelchair of another supporter of the United Farmworkers — AFL-CIO grape boycott. They are possibly picketing in front of a superma...

Photograph

City Intersection

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Street surface paved with granite blocks at the intersection of Second and Fowler streets.

Photograph

Mayer Building

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Description: The Mayer building (a floor covering business) on North Water Street and East St. Paul Avenue. Plaque on outside of building identifies it as the Mayer Bui...

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Description: Heavy touring carriages unload passengers in front of the Milwaukee Journal newspaper building. A crowd is gathered, along with a few musicians and paperbo...

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Description: Letterhead of the Ambrosia Chocolate Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, manufacturers of chocolate confectionery and cocoa, with an elevated view of the comp...

Date: 1910 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard view of a pier and lighthouse at the entrance to Milwaukee's harbor. Two people sail in a small boat to the right of the lighthouse,...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Elevated view of wagons hauling coal from the Milwaukee Western Fuel Company holding up street car traffic on a busy Milwaukee street.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph of a view over rooftops of a neighborhood near Lake Michigan. Shoreline can be seen in the background.

Postcard

Railway Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot, with train shed and clock tower. In the foreground is a landscaped area with flowers. In the background is Lake Mich...

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Description: View from sidewalk of cars parked along Brady Street. Storefronts and a church are visible.

Print

City Hall

Date: 1895 

Description: The Milwaukee Sentinel Semi-Centennial Souvenir. City Hall and street in front with horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians.

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Description: F.W. Woolworth Company and other commercial buildings on the southwest corner of N. 3rd Street and W. Wisconsin Avenue. Pedestrians are walking on sidewalk...

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